Writing Markets for Texas

(MatadorU assignment #1)

1. TEXAS MONTHLY – www.texasmonthly.com
Editor contact:
Jake Silverstein
P.O. Box 1569
Austin, Texas
 78767-1569
512-320-6900

writer’s guidelines

“As a leisure guide, TEXAS MONTHLY continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations. TEXAS MONTHLY has a reputation for providing its readers with a magazine of the highest editorial quality.” (from website)

2. AUSTIN MONTHLY – www.austinmonthly.com
Editor contact:
Erin Quinn
11612 Bee Caves Road
Ste2-125
Austin, TX 78738
512-263-9133
erin@austinmonthly.com

writer’s guidelines (coming soon to website)

“…urban lifestyle magazine brims with creative and intelligently written columns, personality profiles, useful resource guides and riveting features…From stories and listings on events, fashion, shopping, dining, the arts and business to columns, restaurant reviews and reflective personal essays…” (from website)

3.  HOUSTON PRESS – www.houstonpress.com
Editor contact:
Margaret Downing
1621 Milam Ste. 100, Houston, TX 77002
713-280-2400

writer’s guidelines 

“When Texans in this part of the state want to find out what there is to do–or what other people did– they turn to the Houston Press and to its online edition at http://www.houstonpress.com. The city’s only major news and entertainment weekly is as brash and freewheeling as Houston itself.” (from website)

4. HOUSTON CHRONICLEwww.chron.com
Editor contact:
Jeff Cohen
P.O. Box 4260
Houston, TX 77210-4260
713-362-7171

Houston’s larget newspaper.

5. SLATE MAGAZINEwww.slate.com
Editor contact:
David Plotz
95 Morton Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y., 10014
nyoffice@slate.com

writer’s guidelines: unsolicted articles should be submitted to submissions@slate.com with “article submission” in the subject line

Slate is a daily magazine on the Web. Founded in 1996, we are a general-interest publication offering analysis and commentary about politics, news, business, technology, and culture.” (from website)

6. REAL SIMPLEwww.realsimple.com
Editor contact:
Kristin Von Ogtrop

essay contest guidelines

“Showcasing good-to-know information with inspiring ideas, this is the go-to magazine for those who are looking to make life easier.” (from website)


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